One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Attain (an objective or position) again.‘it changes behaviour so as to reattain the set body weight’‘a point is reached where stability is reattained’
return to, get back to, find one's way back to, reach again, rejoinView synonyms
- ‘But 37 h elapsed before nitrate-starved cultures began dividing again and nitrate-starved cultures did not reattain maximum growth rates over the period investigated.’
- ‘However, the rats needed more trials to reattain the learning criteria during the postoperative training.’
- ‘The refrigeration system is operated in a low speed cooling mode to reattain a temperature set point assigned to the conditioned space.’
- ‘I reattained my smile, and I looked over at Rachel.’
- ‘The only way we can reattain innocence is by glossing over our pasts, forgetting, and we're not always so good at that.’
- ‘Our company is capable of reattaining its premium rating over the medium term.’
- ‘As soon as her telepathic abilities discern that we have reattained REM sleep, she cries again.’
- ‘Especially in the realm of the technology of production, changes, if any, had been gradual over the centuries, and in some areas even ancient Roman standards had not been reattained.’
- ‘My proposal is that we bring about a renaissance of Hinduism so that within its greatness which has been proven through many centuries we may reattain the past culture and civilization that we have lost.’
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